Gramene announces release of new website layout.
Based upon the needs of and feedback from Gramene users, we would like to
announce the release of a new look to the Gramene home page and navigation
Gramene's new navigation bar now uses drop-down menus and the following
* Clicking on the Gramene logo will return users to the Gramene Home
* All Gramene databases can be searched from the "Search" option on the
* "Genomes" offers a quick links for browsing the rice, maize and
* "Download" provides links to important download pages for
installation of the Gramene databases onto individual computers.
* "Resources" hosts links to our species pages, links page, rice
genome newsletters, glossary and "submit a term" pages.
* All Help files are listed under the "help" tab, including release
notes, tutorials, help files, FAQs and other documentation.
* The lower navigation bar offers quick links to available species pages.
Other Home Page features include:
* Quick links to specific information, including species and data
* Identification of the current Gramene release number and date.
* A general search option
* Gramene Tips
* Rice genetic News
* Gramene Outreach Calendar
To learn more about Gramene Navigation, review the navigation tutorial
Or attend a Gramene workshop:
* At the Plant and Animal Genome XIV Conference on Jan 17, 2006
* At the 31st annual Rice Technical Working Group meeting on Feb 25,
To read Gramene's most recent publication see P. Jaiswal, J. Ni, I. Yap,
D. Ware, W. Spooner, K. Youens-Clark, L. Ren, C. Liang, W. Zhao, K.
Ratnapu, B. Faga, P. Canaran, M. Fogleman, C. Hebbard, S. Avraham, S.
Schmidt, T. M. Casstevens, E. S. Buckler, L. Stein, and S. McCouch (2006),
Gramene: a bird's eye view of cereal genomes, Nucleic Acids Research, 34,
Database issue D717-D723]
Claire E. Hebbard
Gramene Outreach Coordinator
G15 Bradfield Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Cereals are mankind's most important source of calories. Gramene can assist
in research on agriculturally important features in rice, maize, wheat and